Ankeny has a general population of 27,117 and an overall student population of 22,741. Approximately 22,324 of Ankeny's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 1 small business schools in Ankeny, the largest small business school, by student population, is Des Moines Area Community College. In 2010, Des Moines Area Community College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in small business.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in small business in Ankeny in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Ankeny's small business schools was $13,682 per year for instate students and $17,132 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for small business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ankeny-based small business schools, you will have an added expense of $3,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,380.
If you decide to work as a small business professional in Ankeny, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,350 small business professionals working in Iowa and 3,400 working in the greater Ankeny area in 2010. The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Ankeny will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.